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B : 155 Terms

  • Bessemer Hall of History
    The Bessemer Hall of History is a museum housed in the Alabama Great Southern Railway (later Southern...
  • Yolande Betbeze
    In 1950, the Miss America Pageant crowned 21-year-old Mobile native Yolande Betbeze (1929- ) as "Miss...
  • Jack Bethea
    A lifelong Birmingham resident, Andrew Jackson Bethea (1892-1928) wrote novels of the New South noteworthy...
  • Tom Bevill
    Thomas Donald Bevill (1921-2005) was one of Alabama's longest-serving congressmen (1967-1997), representing...
  • Bibb County
    Located in central Alabama and bordered by many Black Belt counties, Bibb County is known for its outdoor...
  • Biodiversity in Alabama
    Alabama is one of the most biologically diverse states in the United States, and with regard to some...
  • Birds of Alabama
    Few states can match Alabama's rich diversity of birds. Their songs, colors and habits enrich our...
  • Birmingham
    Located in the north-central part of Alabama, Birmingham is the state's most populous city and the...
  • Birmingham Black Barons
    From the 1920s to the 1940s, the Birmingham Black Barons were among the most successful baseball teams...
  • Birmingham Campaign of 1963
    The climax of the modern civil rights movement occurred in Birmingham. The city's violent response...